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L’eau est la vie: The fight at Standing Rock continues in the Bayous of #Louisiana

L’ eau Est La Vie camp is a floating pipeline resistance camp. Although we have no leaders, we value the voices of our indigenous, black, femme, and two spirit organizers. We fight in the bayous of Louisiana, Chata Houma Chittimacha Atakapaw territory, to stop the Bayou Bridge Pipeline, an Energy Transfer Partners project and the tail end of the Dakota Access Pipeline.

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#NoDAPL: Frankfurt Stands With Standing Rock!

Solidarity action at Deutsche Bank headquarters in Frankfurt, Germany. The activists demanded Deutsche Bank to cancel their DAPL investment

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Stories, Subversions, & Complexities of #Ferguson

For the 6th anniversary (August 9) of the Ferguson police killing of Mike Brown and the ensuing riots, we are announcing the free online release of Touch the Sky: Stories, Subversions, & Complexities of Ferguson. A video collage reflecting on the raw moments of the 2014 Ferguson riots. A film for the wild ones, the anarchists, and the dreamers.

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Raw Deal: Why Statecraft Won’t Solve the Climate Crisis

Speaking on climate crisis and social movements is Seattle, WA based Black Rose/Rosa Negra member Arthur Pye. Providing a survey of the depth of the crisis and various responses, above all Pye stresses that ultimately building popular power outside of the constrains of institutional forces is what will push the dramatic changes necessary.

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Debunking the myths around nonviolent resistance – By Peter Gelderloos

The Floyd rebellion follows a long tradition of movements using a diversity of tactics to achieve their goals, discrediting champions of nonviolence.

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Transnational #FridaysForFuture demo in #Aachen during #EndeGelaende: Call for an anti-capitalist finger

On 21 June, the “Fridays for Future” movement will hold an internationally promoted demonstration in Aachen (German territory). Up to 50,000 people are expected! A star march is planned, in which different fingers will move to a common place of conclusion. One of these fingers will have a focus on anti-capitalism.

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Joshua Clover: We Are All Terminators Now – The Time of Climate and the Climate of Time

Time travel narratives are in some regard a paradigm for speculative fiction itself. They focalize the broader tradition of setting a story at a distant historical moment, future or past, passing that experience of change through the character of the time traveler who must confront both the radical difference and the certain knowledge that this world, however different, nonetheless evolved out of, or will evolve into, the world our time traveller knows — asking them, and us, to reflect on the known world with the certainty that it contains within it the real possibility of radical difference, as well as the reality of structural forces that constrain historical change. In short, the time travel narrative is more or less a purification of Darko Suvin’s “cognitive estrangement” hypothesis about speculative fiction, and always has been.

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Quarantine Letter #10: Irreversible

Friends, 

I began this letter weeks ago. Many letters have come out since I started, and I’ve been humbled by the thoughtfulness and intelligence with which so many comrades all over are trying to think this moment.

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